embolden

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Related to emboldens: stirred up, overhyped, reacquainted
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Synonyms for embolden

Synonyms for embolden

to impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to

Synonyms for embolden

give encouragement to

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I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped served to embolden me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder.
The presence of Henry Westwick seemed at once to relieve and embolden her.
If it was easy the first time, that probably emboldens them to hit it again,'' said Joe Herrera, Millie's marketing vice president.
I quickly count forty verses in which the Holy Spirit instructs, empowers, fills, witnesses, emboldens, comforts, sends, forbids, testifies, and converts countless numbers to Christianity using what seems to be hastily prepared preaching.
One influential figure said: "I hope Iraq emboldens us to take drastic approaches.
Hattie is quiet and shy, reveling in the warmth of the boarding house her parents run and her friendships with the eccentric boarders, but Adam's presence emboldens her to defy her grandmother and help Adam--and herself--to enjoy some new experiences.
It is a matchless idealization of the team concept: We need each other to be successful, and it emboldens us to step up and assume a leadership role.